Planning: rising inflation index during August by 0.7% and annual rise by 2.6%
Planning: rising inflation index during August by 0.7% and the annual rise by 2.6%
The Ministry of Planning for the rise in inflation for the month of August index by 0.7% compared with the previous month of June with the annual inflation index, rose 2.6%.
He said the ministry spokesman Abdul Zahra al-Hindawi, said in a statement received by the agency all of Iraq [where], that "the Central Bureau of Statistics of the Ministry completed the inflation report for the month of August on the basis of field data collection on the prices of goods and services components of the consumer basket of selected sample of outlets sales in all governorates of Iraq, "noting that" these rates are calculated goods and services of food, rent, transportation, communications, health, education and other cover, which is keeping the consumer.
"He explained that" the monthly inflation for the month of August the index rose by 0.7%, while the annual inflation index during the 12 last month from August 2014 to August 2015 rose by 2.6% as a result affected by high food section prices and non-alcoholic beverages at a rate of 4.1% in 2015 the month of August compared with the same month of last year, as well as high section housing prices by 3.3%.
"Hindawi pointed to "The survey, which was conducted during the month of August did not include the three Iraqi provinces because of the security situation witnessed in those governorates of Nineveh, Salahuddin and Anbar."
He pointed out that "the base inflation index rose during the month of August at a rate of 0.5% compared with July preceded by a rate of 1.8% for the month of July 2014, "explaining that" inflation basis is calculated after excluding some goods with prices fluctuating which the two groups of fruits and vegetables in the food and non-alcoholic beverages as well as to Altaft and gas within the Department of Housing and drew Hindawi that "the survey Monthly prices to measure the level of inflation is through the inclusion of 416 goods and services, ".anthy